Joseph Schumpeter’s “gale of creative destruction” has never blown more fiercely. Emerging technologies such as additive manufacturing and new business models such as asset-sharing platforms threaten to disrupt market leaders and reconfigure existing value chains. Innosight’s research projects that 50% of the S&P 500 will fall off the vaunted index in the next decade. What… Read More


A Fast Company TOP TEn BUsiness BOOK for 2016 “Clayton Christensen’s books on innovation are mandatory reading at Netflix.” – Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO, Netflix For many companies, innovation is still hit or miss. They spend millions compiling the data to figure out what their customers want, but they often achieve only modest incremental… Read More


Firms have never known more about their customers, but their innovation processes remain hit-or-miss. Why? Product developers focus too much on building customer profiles and looking for correlations in data. To create offerings that people truly want to buy, firms instead need to hone in on the job the customer is trying to get done.… Read More


A generation ago, a “Kodak moment” meant something that was worth saving and savoring. Today, the term increasingly serves as a corporate bogeyman that warns executives of the need to stand up and respond when disruptive developments encroach on their market. Unfortunately, as time marches on the subtleties of what actually happened to Eastman Kodak […]… Read More